Eric Van der Kleij

is a technology entrepreneur, having founded his own Fintech company ( automating credit card fraud alerting. He created the business from scratch and raised seed, angel and venture capital of $40M and expanded the business internationally. Adeptra was sold in August 2012 to NYSE listed FICO. Eric also helps develop technology clusters, and recently announced "Level39" Europe's largest Financial Technologies (Fintech) accelerator space, occupying the entire 39th floor of 1 Canada Square, the main Canary Wharf tower. Level39 is set to open in January 2013. Prior to that he was engaged by the UK government as Chief Executive of the UK’s Tech City Investment Organisation (, where he was responsible for boosting investment, entrepreneurship and skills in the "Silicon Roundabout" area of East London. He continues to take a strong interest in Tech City and serves on the Advisory Board.